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27 May 2015
The GMC highlights the need for further reform of medical regulation
27 May 2015
Advance notice that some key systems will be unavailable.
14 May 2015
At the end of last year, we ran a survey to find out more about the professional values of the UK’s medical students. Over 2,500 students took part to tell us what they thought.
13 May 2015
The GMC clarifies its role in the Shape Of Training review.
01 May 2015
A report published today shows improvements continue to be made to support doctors applying for entry to the specialist and GP register.
24 April 2015
New research published today suggests how the online medical register, which lists all qualified doctors eligible to work in the UK, could be improved to make it more useful and accessible
02 April 2015
Responding to calls from the BMJ for doctors to be allowed to prescribe Avastin for the treatment of wet age related macular degeneration (AMD) Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the General Medical Council, said:
01 April 2015
Today we’re introducing a limit on the time a doctor can hold provisional registration.
26 March 2015
An independent review commissioned by the GMC has recommended that organisations referring concerns about a doctor’s fitness to practise to the GMC should declare whether the doctor has raised concerns about patient safety.
25 March 2015
Parliament has approved changes to the Medical Act which will give the General Medical Council (GMC) a right of appeal against fitness to practise tribunal decisions it considers are too lenient and do not protect the public.